Axios Weekday Planner: 22 things to do this week in Charlotte

Axios Weekday Planner: 22 things to do this week in Charlotte
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MONDAY, JULY 12

Cheat’s Cheesesteaks Pop-Up at Protagonist Brewing

227 Southside Drive, Unit A | 4-8pm | Menu prices | Details 

Why you should go: Cheat’s Cheesesteaks is back with another pop-up event. Secure the goods by placing a pre-order through their website here.

Plant, Pot & Hops Workshop at Pinhouse

2306 Central Avenue | 7pm | $25 | Details 

Why you should go: Join Barry Greene of Shades of Moss Plant + Design Studio for a plant potting workshop at Pinhouse. Each ticket includes a pint of beer and a plant kit with everything you need to leave with your own potted plant.

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TUESDAY, JULY 13

Invest Like a Boss with SkillPop

Online | 5:30-7pm | $20 | Details 

Why you should go: Investing doesn’t have to be intimidating. Certified financial planner and owner of She Talks Finance, Nikki Dunn will show you the ropes of getting started with investing. She’ll cover the stock market, why investing is important, and share the top assets to invest in.

Guided Meditation Series with Brittany Skala

1800 Camden Rd. Suite 104 | Second Tuesdays, 6-7pm | Free, RSVP | Details

Why you should go: Grab your mat and join reiki healer and embodiment guide, Brittany Skala for a soothing guided meditation.

CLT Mindful Mingle: Anxiety & Stress Support at Lower Left Brewing

4528 Nations Crossing Rd. | 6:30-7:30pm | Free, donations appreciated | Details 

Why you should go: This support group serves as an open space for individuals to connect with others and heal from the daily struggles of stress and anxiety through mindfulness and meditation practices.

July Beer Dinner at The Suffolk Punch

2911 Griffith St., Ste. A | 6:30-8:30pm | $65 | Details 

Why you should go: Treat yourself to an elevated five-course dining experience presented by Suffolk Punch Executive Chef Michael Rayfield. Each course will be paired with a beer that complements the food.

Silent Yoga at Protagonist Southend

227 Southside Drive, Ste. A | 6:30-7:30pm | $10-$15 | Details 

Why you should go: This yoga class uses noise-isolating headphones to help you to tune out distractions and focus on your breath and being still. Open to all levels. Bring your own mat.

VIBE at Summit Seltzer

2215 Thrift Rd., Ste. B | 6:30-7:30pm | $10 | Details 

Why you should go: This VIBE class combines music, yoga and dance to create a unique exercise experience perfect for all levels. Then after class, enjoy a refreshing seltzer.

Conversation with Curtis: the Latin Jazz Scene

Online | Second Tuesdays, 8-9pm | Free | Details 

Why you should go: Tune in this month for a conversation with special guests Billy Marrero and Johnny Conga about the growth of Latin Jazz and the impact it’s had on the community.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 14

North End Farmers Market

1701 North Graham St. | Wednesdays, 4-8pm | Prices vary by vendor | Details 

Why you should go: Support local farmers and food product makers. This season’s market has a lineup of 26 vendors (16 anchor vendors and 10 rotating) that sell everything from eggs and produce to CBD products and candles.

Run the Bloc Wednesdays at Camp North End

300 Camp Rd. | Wednesdays, 5:30pm | Free | Details 

Why you should go: Grab your running shoes and join bloc Studios for a 2- to 3-mile run around the area. The group will meet at the bloc Studio at 5:30pm and start at 5:45pm. After the run, folks are welcome to hang out at the Farmer’s Market or grab something to eat or drink at Camp North End.

“Whose Loan Is It Anyway?” Homebuying 101, Brews & an Improv Show at Free Range Brewing

2320 North Davidson St. | 6-8:30pm | Free | Details 

Why you should go: Join Charlotte real estate agent, Bree Pittman of Bree Sells The City with Keller Williams and mortgage lender, Reid McKee of Movement Mortgage as they break down the home-buying process in a fun, interactive way. Then stay afterward for a fun improv show featuring The Chuckleheads.

THURSDAY, JULY 15

Virtual Artbreak: Art for the Soul

Online | Noon | Free, pre-registration required | Details 

Why you should go: Join professional museum educators and experts from the Mint Museum, Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, and Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture for a deep dive into one work of art or artist from each respective Museum.

Summer in the City at Red Salt by David Burke

555 South McDowell St. | 6:30pm | $100 | Details 

Why you should go: Spend an evening with renowned Chef David Burke during this summer-inspired, three-course prix fixe meal, complete with appetizers and a selection of summer desserts. The ticketed event will begin at 6:30pm with a meet and greet with Chef Burke, followed by a reception where guests can have a drink while enjoying passed canapés including Chef Burke’s infamous Clothesline Bacon. There will even be a summer cocktail and demonstration by local mixologist Alison Adkins.

Meditation for Anxiety with Mood House

2400 Park Rd., Ste. A | 8-8:45pm | $10 for non-members, free for members | Details 

Why you should go: Wind down your evening with this 45-minute class in Mood House’s meditation space. All are welcome. Bring your own mat, blanket, or cushion.

FRIDAY, JULY 16

Queen’s Feast: Charlotte Restaurant Week

Participating restaurants | July 16 – July 25 | $30-$35 per person | Details 

Why you should go: For $30-$35, you can enjoy a 3-course fine dining experience at dozens are participating restaurants in the area.

Meshugganah Lunch Pop-Up at Petty Thieves

413 Dalton Ave., Ste. B | Noon | Menu pricing | Details

Why you should go: Get an early taste of the new Jewish deli, Meshugganah.

[Related story: The 25 most anticipated new restaurants and bars in 2021]

Ponybox x Kit Collective Summer Social at Free Will – Craft + Vine

3701 North Davidson St. #201 | 5-8pm | Free (drinks are not) | Details 

Why you should go: Grab a drink, hang out and shop from local women-owned businesses. Participating Vendors include Ponybox Clothing, The Kit Collective, AK Wears Things, Fit Atelier and many more.

QC Coastal Jam at The Music Yard

2433 South Blvd. | 6-11pm | $10-$95 | Details 

Why you should go: The Music Yard is going coastal with a selection of groovy surf rock from the Blue Footed Boobies & Easy Honey.

BLKMRKTCLT New Growth Series Presents: Intimate Chaos

1824 Statesville Ave. | Throughout July, 6-9pm | Free, registration required | Details

Why you should go: In honor of turning 4, BLKMRKTCLT is showcasing and promoting Black women creatives through solo showcases. This week’s showcase will highlight the works of Mara Robbin also known as wildrecluse.

Charlotte Creative Circle’s Fashion Fridays at Búho Bar

201 West Trade Street | Fridays, 8-11pm | $99+ | Details 

Why you should go: This weekly event allows you to network with local Charlotte artists and creatives.

The Stardust Lounge at Stroke Putt

1318 Pecan Ave., Ste. 101 | 8pm & 10:30pm | $15-$90 | Details 

Why you should go: The House of Stardust and Stroke Putt are collaborating to create The Stardust Lounge, a burlesque and variety show with live performances.


Check out more upcoming events on our Event Board. Hosting an event? Reach more Charlotteans through an Event Listing, which includes placement on our Event Board and in our weekday newsletter. Have a scoop about a cool event? Email symphony.webber@axios.com.

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